06/12/19 6:00am

If you’re only looking for a sprig of parsley, instead a whole bunch, Country View Farm Stand in Southold is now offering “U-cut” herbs.

The family-run farm stand is offering fresh basil, parsley, thyme, oregano, tarragon, mint, rosemary and chives. Patrons can grab a pair of scissors and snip their desired amount from potted plants in front of the farm stand.  (more…)

06/10/19 6:00am

Women Making Waves at Port of Egypt in Southold is designed to give women confidence on the water. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Spending a relaxing day on the water starts with confidence. The peace of mind gained from knowing the basics of boating makes a difference when you step on board — and not just for the captain. (more…)

06/07/19 5:55am

The Saucy Sally with beet, mint and pom seeds is one of the drinks on the ‘cocktail’ list. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

Looking for a fun night out on the town with friends sans the morning hangover? You’re not alone.

The growing “sober curious” trend has more people occasionally forgoing traditional cocktails, wine and beer in an attempt to lead a healthier lifestyle. The idea is to give up the alcohol, but not the social perks of meeting pals at the bar. (more…)

05/28/19 5:55am

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This dreamy 1930s Cape on the Peconic Bay checks all the boxes for a beachfront buyer who prioritizes character over cookie-cutter.

Sited on just shy of an acre overlooking Jessup’s Neck toward Nassau Point, this four-bedroom, two-bath Southold home is rich in charm. Its 2,000 square-foot interior is beachy and bright with crisp white walls, original oak flooring and a stone fireplace. (more…)

05/14/19 6:00am

Susan Hansen Fasano and Laura Hansen in their Main Road shop on Monday. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

Vintage furniture and home goods shop Pearl Cottage is returning to Southold for an extended stay. Specializing in a mix of old and new with decidedly “creamy and dreamy” aesthetic with modern Scandinavian influences, the new Main Road shop is currently undergoing renovations ahead of a planned Memorial Day opening.

If the name rings a bell, it might be because Pearl Cottage first made its North Fork debut in the fall of 2016, in the form of a pop-up shop at the former Reichert Family Center on the Main Road in Southold. Though it only lasted a couple months, owners and sisters Laura Hansen and Susan Hansen Fasano had a feeling they’d be bringing the business back.

“We immediately fell in love with the area,” Susan said. “It is a warm, friendly community. We knew we wanted to come back.” (more…)